2012 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Winner
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Larry Stevens and Brent Allen of Med One Group received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Healthcare Services category in the Utah Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Larry and Brent were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala on June 7, 2012 at The Grand America Hotel.
Twenty six finalists were selected from the state of Utah. Finalists are chosen by a panel of leading CEO’s, past winners, and regional business leaders. Finalists were announced in April. “These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging community development and innovation in our broader economy,” said David Jolley, Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region Program Director.
Now in its 26th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
The Entrepreneur of the Year Program is an international program, reaching over 140 cities and 50 countries. It has been recognized as the most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, awarding those who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.